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JRS Announces Grant to Enhance the Biodiversity Atlas of Kenya

SEATTLE, Washington – December 19, 2018 – The JRS Biodiversity Foundation announces a grant award of $80,000, to support the development of the Kenya Biodiversity Atlas. The investment supports JRS’ Capacity Development program to increase access to biodiversity data and…

New JRS Grants to Develop Freshwater Information for Rwanda

SEATTLE, Washington – December 13, 2018 – The JRS Biodiversity Foundation announces two new grant awards, totaling $314,500, to create access to wetlands biodiversity data in Rwanda. These investments support the JRS Freshwater Biodiversity and Resources Program to enable the…

New JRS Grant Will Help Illuminate Pollinator-Plant Interactions in Sub-Saharan Africa

SEATTLE, Washington – January 24, 2018 – The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is proud to announce a new $324,000 award to the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) to develop an African Pollinator Plant Interaction (APPI) database, a public platform containing pollinator-plant interaction records.   Pollinator biodiversity loss is occurring worldwide, predominately due to the…

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